TITLE: Alexander McCall Smith: 2006 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Alexander McCall Smith
EVENT DATE: 10/01/2006
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
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Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Alexander McCall Smith has written more than 50 books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections and a number of children's books. He is best known for his international best-selling "Ladies Detective Agency" series that now numbers seven books, with more than 3.5 million copies in print in the United States alone. His latest book is "The Right Attitude to Rain" (Random House, 2006), a new installment in the popular "Sunday Philosophy Club" series. He is currently professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh and has been a visiting professor at a number of other universities in Italy and the United States, including Southern Methodist University Law School in Dallas.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2006